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    ELECTRONICS

     

    15.0303  ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN

    (PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)

     

    Electronics Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply basic electronic principles and technical skills to the production, calibration, estimation, testing, assembling, installation and maintenance of electronic equipment.  Emphasis is on passive components and solid-state devices; digital circuits; optoelectronic devices; operational amplifiers; audio and RF amplifiers; oscillators; power supplies; and AM, FM and PCM modulators.  Knowledge is acquired through theoretical instruction, experimentation and hands-on activities. Instruction will develop basic levels of knowledge, understanding and associated skills essential for entry-level employment in communications, industrial electronics, digital processing, robotics, avionics, biomedical technology and other electronics occupations.  Through collaborative curriculum planning with colleges and trade schools, students who participate in this Program are eligible to obtain up to 12 credits advanced standing in a post-secondary program.  This Program participates in the Electronics Technicians Association, International Student Certification Program. The Program consists of a list of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.

     

    Specialized Equipment:

    Related Occupations /Employment Opportunities:

    Personal Qualifications:

    Oscilloscope

    Function Generator

    Power Supplies

    Logic Probes

    Multimeters

    Production Repairer

    Electronic Assembler

    Electronic Technician

    Communication

       Technician

    Electronic Engineer

    Communication Skills

    Analytical Skills

    Manual Dexterity

    Trouble Shooting Skills

     

     

     
    CAREERS:
     

    Electrical & Electronic Drafters

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

    Electro-Mechanical Technicians

     

     

     
    Certifications available to qualified students:
     

    Industry Certification

    Provider Name

    Student Electronics Technician (SET)

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.

    EM1 – DC Basics

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.

    EM2 – AC Basics

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.

    EM 3 – Analog

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.

    EM 4 – Digital Basics

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.

    EM5 – Comprehensive             

    Electronics Technicians Association, Int.